The Triple Threat at the Core of the Data Beast

Posted May 29, 2019 in Business & Enterprise Architecture
Triple threat

Information gathering and recording are plagued by fragmentation, context switching, and volatility. These problems seem to be inherent to working with data and constitute the data beast. The contradiction between, on the one hand, the search for consensus and, on the other, the fragmentation, context switching, and volatility of information that dilute this effort is a never-ending rodeo ride. The reasons behind fragmentation, context switching, and volatility are misunderstood. This triple plague is often seen as either an imperfection that requires fixing or a roadblock to digitization.

About The Author
Martijn ten Napel
Martijn ten Napel is an experienced architect in the data domain. He is currently working on ways to provide organizations with the tools needed to help them understand the consequences of their behavior and to simplify their data landscape. Mr. ten Napel publishes on this subject at He earned a master’s of science degree in economics and business administration from Erasmus University Rotterdam, the Netherlands. He can… Read More
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